meaning of ailment

ailment meaning in General Dictionary

Indisposition morbid affection associated with the human anatomy perhaps not used normally to acute diseases

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  • an usually persistent physical condition or illness; a reason for moaning
  • Indisposition; morbid love of the human body; -- perhaps not used normally to acute conditions.

ailment meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1706, from ail + -ment.


ailment meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Indisposition; morbid love of human body; -- perhaps not used ordinarily to acute conditions.


Sentence Examples with the word ailment

We spend more on almost any article of bodily aliment or ailment than on our mental aliment.

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